Advice: Clear your mind and disconnect

Mental clutter is one of the worst things you can do for your health. It drains you more than any physical activity. The more you...

Education Spotlight: Edinburg Rotary celebrates ECISD UIL Academics Program

The Edinburg Rotary Club recently presented awards to the top UIL Academics students from the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District. “The Rotary event really emphasizes...

Weslaco pitmaster changed careers to pursue passion

Smokin’ Moon & Beer Garden pitmaster Joel Garcia said his passion for barbecue blossomed while traveling around Texas, crossing off his list of the...

Artist effectively evokes feeling through three different approaches

BY NANCY MOYERHouston artist, David McGee, believes in the creative perception. His emotional response to objects or situations determines the medium he will use...

Más vida: Local bridal-wear designer jumps into the world of ready-to-wear designs

Más vida The Monitor's vida section brings you local news on food, education, art, people and outdoors. Sometimes there is more to the story. JAN. 27,...

Spooky-free ‘Sooo Bony Trail’ at Quinta Mazatlán

Have fun with your family and friends on the Sooo Bony Trail at Quinta Mazatlán. This charming and educational daytime nature event is all about...

#healthyrgv: Continue health journey despite hiccups

When I started writing this series in July, I described myself as a “31-year-old overweight, out-of-shape reporter” who doesn’t exercise enough, doesn’t prioritize hydration...

UTRGV’s Alegría 2018 kicks off tonight

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Ballet Folklórico artistic director Miguel Angel Peña Caballero grips his digital tablet barking bilingual notes and stomping steps...

In the Studio with Arcanedisplay

Local musician Rudy Cerda adjusts levels behind a large studio soundboard while his bandmates take turns playing to test their mics on the other...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 28

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.WEEKENDHAUNTED TRAILSThe National Butterfly Center will be home to the...